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Re: RedHat 8.0 and XFS, the sad story continues ... (was: Begging :^))

To: Axel Thimm <Axel.Thimm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: RedHat 8.0 and XFS, the sad story continues ... (was: Begging :^))
From: Simon Matter <simon.matter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 02 Oct 2002 16:14:48 +0200
Cc: Seth Mos <knuffie@xxxxxxxxx>, Bill Anderson <bill@xxxxxxxxxxx>, "Linux XFS (SGI)" <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Organization: Sauter AG, Basel
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Axel Thimm schrieb:
> 
> On Wed, Oct 02, 2002 at 11:58:12AM +0200, Seth Mos wrote:
> > On Wed, 2 Oct 2002, Simon Matter wrote:
> > > Bill Anderson schrieb:
> > > >
> > > > On Thu, 2002-09-26 at 14:38, Florin Andrei wrote:
> > > > > On Fri, 2002-09-20 at 14:47, Ravi Wijayaratne wrote:
> >
> > > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=74170
> > The bug is CLOSED and DEFERRED.
> 
> This is ugly. People will be banging SGI's doors for a RedHat installer again,
> and I could very well understand, that they wouldn't want to go through that
> again and drop supporting XFS installers/anaconda for RedHat. After all the
> SGI-XFS people should concentrate on kernel matters, not on anaconda.
> 
> > > I'm looking forward to 8.1 :)
> > I think they really don't want to :-)
> 
> So people using XFS and RedHat in production will have to stay with 7.3 unless
> SGI guys sacrifice their time again (for my personal benefit, I admit that I
> hope they will). :(

The problem is that whenever RedHat creates an errata kernel, it has to
be rebuilt with XFS support.

I'm sure they _will_ finally include XFS, at least the way they did it
with ReiserFS and JFS. While that's not quite perfect, it's okay for me.

Simon

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